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LORD (video game)

LORD
Video game
DeveloperOlli J. Paavola
PlatformDEC-20
Release date1981[1][2]
GenreText Adventure
LORD is a text-adventure which covers The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, as well as utilising information from other sources.[3] It has 550 separate locations,[3] and was the first text-adventure based on a book.[2] The game was written and designed by Olli J. Paavola, at the time a student at the Helsinki University of Technology.[2][3]

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  1. "List of text-based computer games" , enacademic.com (accessed 15 August 2010)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Stephen Granade, "A Brief History of Interactive Fiction, Page 3" , Brass Lantern (accessed 15 August 2010)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Fredrik Ekman, "LORD" , Tolkien computer games (accessed 29 December 2014)